The Assassination of Lumumba by Ludo De Witte, translated from the Dutch by Ann Wright and Renée Fenby
Seurat: Drawings and Paintings by Robert L. Herbert
The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression by Andrew Solomon
Where the Roots Reach for Water: A Personal and Natural History of Melancholia by Jeffery Smith
The Nature of Melancholy: From Aristotle to Kristeva edited by Jennifer Radden
A Trial by Jury by D. Graham Burnett
A Cold Case by Philip Gourevitch
Edith Wharton: Collected Stories, 1891–1910 selected and with notes by Maureen Howard
Edith Wharton: Collected Stories, 1911–1937 selected and with notes by Maureen Howard
The Wedge of Truth: Splitting the Foundations of Naturalism by Phillip E. Johnson
Icons of Evolution: Science or Myth? Why Much of What We Teach About Evolution Is Wrong by Jonathan Wells
Darwin’s Black Box: The Biochemical Challenge to Evolution by Michael J. Behe
Mere Creation: Science, Faith and Intelligent Design edited by William A. Dembski
Intelligent Design: The Bridge Between Science and Theology by William A. Dembski
Tower of Babel: The Evidence Against the New Creationism by Robert T. Pennock
Finding Darwin’s God: A Scientist’s Search for Common Ground Between God and Evolution by Kenneth R. Miller
Harold Pinter Festival presented by the Lincoln Center Festival 2001
The Spaces Between the Words: A Tribute to Harold Pinter presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center
The Room by Harold Pinter
The Homecoming by Harold Pinter
Landscape by Harold Pinter
Monologue by Harold Pinter
A Kind of Alaska by Harold Pinter
One for the Road by Harold Pinter
Mountain Language by Harold Pinter
Ashes to Ashes by Harold Pinter
Celebration by Harold Pinter
The Tragedy of Russia’s Reforms: Market Bolshevism Against Democracy by Peter Reddaway and Dmitri Glinski
Fury by Salman Rushdie
The Crisis of Reason: European Thought, 1848–1914 by J.W. Burrow
Paradise by Larry McMurtry
Journal, 1935–1944 by Mihail Sebastian,translated from the Romanian by Patrick Camiller, with an introduction by Radu Ioanid
Peiresc’s Europe: Learning and Virtue in the Seventeenth Century by Peter N. Miller
The Map that Changed the World: William Smith and the Birth of Modern Geology by Simon Winchester
Brian Urquhart is a former Undersecretary-General of the United Nations. His books include Hammarskjöld, A Life in Peace and War, and Ralph Bunche: An American Life. His article in this issue draws on his essay in Tyringham Topics. (February 2013)
John Russell (1919–2008) was Chief Art Critic at The New York Times from 1982 until 1990. He was the author of many art-historical studies, including Matisse, Father & Son and The Meanings of Modern Art.
Daniel Mendelsohn’s reviews and essays on literary and cultural subjects appear frequently in The New York Review of Books and The New Yorker. He is the author, most recently, of the collection Waiting for the Barbarians: Essays from the Classics to Pop Culture, which was a finalist for the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award. His other books include two memoirs, a translation of the complete works of C.P. Cavafy, and a study of Greek tragedy, Gender and the City in Euripides’ Political Plays. He teaches at Bard College.
Hermione Lee is President of Wolfson College, Oxford, and the author of biographies of Willa Cather, Virginia Woolf, and Edith Wharton. Her biography of Penelope Fitzgerald will be published later this year. (July 2013)
John Banville was born in Wexford, Ireland in 1945. He is the author of many novels, including The Book of Evidence, The Untouchable, Eclipse, The Sea (winner of the Man Booker Prize), and Ancient Light. As Benjamin Black he has written six crime novels, including Vengeance.
Stephen Jay Gould (1941–2002) was an American geologist, biologist and historian of science. He taught at Harvard, where he was named Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology, and at NYU. His last book was Punctuated Equilibrium.
M. F. Perutz (1914–2002) was an Austrian molecular biologist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1962. He is the author of Is Science Necessary?, Protein Structure, and I Wish I’d Made You Angry Earlier.
Richard C. Lewontin is Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology and Professor of Biology at Harvard University. He is the author of The Genetic Basis of Evolutionary Change and Biology as Ideology, and the co-author of The Dialectical Biologist (with Richard Levins) and Not in Our Genes (with Steven Rose and Leon Kamin).
Ian Buruma is the Henry R. Luce Professor at Bard. His books include Murderer in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo Van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance, Taming the Gods: Religion and Democracy on Three Continents, and the novel The China Lover. His book Year Zero: A History of 1945 will be published in September 2013.